Little Women is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888), which was originally published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869. Alcott wrote the books rapidly over several months at the request of her publisher. The novel follows the lives of four sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March—detailing their passage from childhood to womanhood, and is loosely based on the author and her three sisters.This epub version was prepared by Mobileread user EricDP. The text is based on the... Topics: Fiction, Coming of Age
An aspiring five-piece out of Long Island, NY. With hardcore roots, their nu-metal sound has seemingly "mutated" into the new, powerful, unique sound that is Coming Of Age. Their new found bassist, Gabe Pierro gives it a funky type feel while Tommy Lasala as the lead guitarist gives it an emotional Thursday-ish feel, while Steve Shields as the second guitarist rips it up as the "metal guy". Their drummer, Rob Michelsen adds the nu-metal touch with his insane Joey... Topic: Coming Of Age NY
Two, Four, Six A 30 minute, dramatic short, written and directed by Paul C Babin. In the barrios of East Los Angeles, 15 year old Mateo is caretaker to his manic depressive mother. To do so, he must sell drugs and at the same time reconcile a faith that judges him a sinner from birth. When his mother's abusive boyfriend returns looking for money, Mateo must act. This time, Mateo will have to ask God to look the other way so he can do what has to be done. Topics: coming of age, short drama
A feel good story of two teenage boys from largely dysfunctional working class British families in the 1990's. "A tender love story set during a hot summer on a South-East London housing estate. Jamie, a relatively unpopular lad who bunks off school to avoid football, lives next door to Ste, a more popular athletic lad but who is frequently beaten up by his father and older brother. Such an episode of violence brings Jamie and Ste together: Sandra (Jamie's mum) offers refugee to Ste, who... Topics: coming of age, gay interest
A graduation worship service presented by the 2014 Coming of Age class at The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair.THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY"Do or do not…there is no try."--Jedi Master Yoda"Who’s the more foolish; the fool, or the fool who follows him?"--Obi-Wan Kenobi"The ability to speak doesn’t make you intelligent."--Qui-Gon JinnWELCOME & INTRODUCTIONRev. Judy TomlinsonPRAYER & MEDITATIONEmily RobertsREADINGSAriane SchoenwiesnerFrom George... Topics: Unitarian Universalism, Coming of Age
Boys Life #5 - 2005. Short film, gay interest - 16minTwo disparate high school boys and their mutual sexual awakening. Comedic and dramatic. Wonderful acting performances. "High school senior Ben secretly lusts after bad boy classmate Johnny. After Ben gives Johnny a ride home one night, the boys end up in Johnny's swimming pool and have an encounter that breaks the rules and blows Ben's mind." IMDb Topics: short film, gay interest, coming of age
This book is the second in Bennett’s four books about life in the Five Towns (the real life Potteries in Staffordshire). It tells the story of Hilda before her marriage to Edwin Clayhanger (from the first book). Bennett explores Hilda's ambition to make a career for herself, her coming of age and her working experiences as a shorthand clerk and keeper of a lodging house in London and Brighton. He also shows her intensifying relationship with the enigmatic George Cannon that ends in her... Topics: Victorian, coming of age, courtship, Librivox, audio Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
If you had to start over, could you revolutionize your industry from an entry position?Here's a story of one who did just that...A delightful fiction about a young lad breaking into the advertising business at the turn of the last century.The principles covered here illustrate what modern marketers should be using, but most still aren't.Please enjoy this light-hearted parable. Topics: copywriting, sales, marketing, Advertising, Coming of Age, lead generation, conversion
Book from Project Gutenberg: The Girl from Sunset Ranch Or, Alone in a Great City Library of Congress Classification: PZ Topics: Coming of age -- Juvenile fiction, Montana -- Juvenile fiction Source: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/26534
These are two sample chapters from the soon to be released audio book version of The Redemption of Danny Harper, a novel aobut coming of age in the 1960's. Enjoy them, as they are little stories that almost stand on thier own. Mature Content Warning! Topics: Vietnam War, 1960's, coming of age, James Hockings
LibriVox recording of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, by James Joyce. Read by Peter Bobbe. This is James Joyce's first novel, the semi-autobiographical story of a young Irish boy who struggles with family, country, and religion to become an artist and a man. (Summary by Peter Bobbe) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats or languages (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For... ( 5 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, joyce, kunstlerroman, coming of age, art Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
"Alfred gets bullied. Benny is a bully. Through a series of events they become friends, but Benny keeps their friendship a secret. Benny wants to teach Alfred to hit back. But after an accident, it turns out maybe Alfred also has something to teach Benny" IMBd Topics: gay interest, gay short, coming of age, bullying
LibriVox recording of Brennendes Geheimnis by Stefan Zweig. Gelesen auf Deutsch von Julia Niedermaier. Während der Sommerfrische mit seiner Mutter am Semmering, freundet sich der 12-jährige Edgar mit einem im selben Hotel verweilenden Baron an. Dieser ist jedoch nicht an ihm, sondern nur an seiner Mutter interessiert. Edgar versucht mit allen Mitteln eine Freundschaft zwischen dem Baron und seiner Mutter zu sabotieren (ohne wirklich zu begreifen, was vor sich geht). Verzweifelt bemüht er... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, coming of age, deutsch, german, austria, entwicklungsroman
Since his debut in 1951 as The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield has been synonymous with "cynical adolescent." Holden narrates the story of a couple of days in his sixteen-year-old life, just after he's been expelled from prep school, in a slang that sounds edgy even today and keeps this novel on banned book lists. It begins,"If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my... Topics: Young Adult, Coming of Age, Realistic Fiction, Social Critism
LibriVox recording of Rose O' the River by Kate Douglas Wiggin. Rose Wiley is a pretty country girl. She's engaged to Stephen Waterman, a country boy. She is quite content, until Claude Merril, a man from Boston, tells her that her love is ruining Stephen's life. A cute coming-of-age novel. (Summary by Charlotte Duckett) Cast Narrator/Mrs. Wiley: Elizabeth Klett Stephen Waterman/Ike Billings: Charlotte Duckett Rose Wiley: Libby Gohn Mr. Wiley: MaryAnn Under-Boss/Jed Towle/Long... Topics: librivox, audio, novella, wiggin, coming of age, country, america, river Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The series continues. Dorothy Dale and the girls of Glenwood enjoy a break from school, and after a snow and fun-filled Christmas, Mrs. White takes Dorothy and her friend Tavia to New York where they enjoy the shopping, skating and theater. But the girls wouldn't be themselves without adventure, and they manage to get to the bottom of a mystery regarding Aunt Winnie's apartment house, while helping the people they meet.(Summary by Lynne Thompson ) Narrated by Lynne Thompson For further... Topics: series, friendship, coming of age, young adult, girls Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Terry talks about his presentation at BETT 2007. His role in presenting for NAACE.You can read the document he prepared with colleagues Janet Roberts and Russell Inglebyhttp://www.naace.org/resource.asp?menuItemId=7&resourceId=1597 Terry also recorded it as a podcast, the link to which may be found here:http://www.ictineducation.org/naaceHe also pointed us to two excellent resources he'd seen: the Softease Podium Podcasting software and 2simple's 2Paint a Picture.He also discusses his own... Topics: Terry Freedman, Leon Cych, Naace, BETT, 20th January 2007, Coming of Age
This film focuses on a hair-changing ritual in a farming village in a rural Amdo Tibetan area in Mtsho sngon (Qinghai) Province, PR China. A thirteen-year old Tibetan girl's (b. 1994) hair changing ritual in Brag dmar nang Tibetan Village, Dkra brjid Township, Khri kha County, Mtsho lho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Mtsho sngon Province, PR China is described. The ritual was held on the fifth day of the first lunar month, 2007. Brag dmar nang Tibetan Village is situated in the east of Dkra... Topics: Amdo Tibetan hair-changing ritual, Khri kha County, Qinghai, coming of age rituals
It took several decades, but little Ralph Macchio finally grew up! Too physically mature to continue playing a child in The Karate Kid films, the franchise had to revamp itself with Hilary Swank (as character Julie Pierce) in the titular role. After the death of her parents, Julie moves into her grandmother's home, only to be abandoned shortly thereafter. Mr. Miyagi takes it upon himself to raise the orphan child- much like he raised Daniel LaRusso. Also, because Julie's school is full of... Topics: The Next Karate Kid, Hilary Swank, Pat Morita, Michael Ironside, Coming-of-age Story
A graduation worship service presented by the 2012 Coming of Age class at The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair. WELCOME & INTRODUCTION Rev. Judy Tomlinson READINGS: ANCIENT & MODERN Connor Loflin From the Book of Ecclesiastes From The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien CREDO STATEMENTS Isaiah Braugher, introduced by Steve Ramshur Abigail Gardener, introduced by Judith Rew Fiona Kennon, introduced by Sabina Ernst Connor Loflin, introduced by Terry Cummings Calum... Topics: Unitarian Universalism, Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Montclair, NJ, religion, spirituality,...
The Collectors by Mark Holtzclaw. Read by Roger Melin Nobody could understand Molly, or her favorite place to visit: a cemetery. Nobody knew about the secret she kept hidden in her bedroom. Was there anyone in the world who could possibly love her? Maybe he was not too far away, and maybe he collected secrets of his own. Topics: romance, cemetery, coming of age, memories, nostalgia, poetry, death, mistaken identity, prose,...
Young troublemaker Fudge Hatcher has decided to marry his older brother Peter's worst enemy, Sheila Tubman. Hilarity ensues when the Hatchers and the Tubmans spend three weeks together on vacation. Topics: Judy Blume, C3, C3.UP, Coming of Age--Fiction, LIT.UP
Students discuss Anne Moody's Coming of Age in Mississippi in a Diversity Day presentation at Brattleboro Union HS in Vermont Topics: Anne Moody, Coming of Age in Mississippi, Brattleboro Union High School, Civil Rights Movement
Coming-of-age comedy about gaining maturity the hard way. A funny and engaging film with the perfect casting of Brittany Murphy and Dakota Fanning. Tight direction and editing keep the run time (93 min) appropriate for comedy, but be prepared for a heavily contrived, feel-good conclusion. Topics: movie trailers, comedies, coming of age, NYC, Brittany Murphy, Dakota Fanning, Heather Locklear
Harriet is your average sixth grader; she goes to school, she does her homework, she hangs out with her friends. She also spies on her family, friends, enemies and schoolmates. But when her Spy Log falls into the wrong hands, Harriet is forced to own up to the consequences of her observations. Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary) Topics: LIT, LIT.UP, Spies--Juvenile fiction, Coming of age--Fiction, UP, Bullying--Juvenile fiction
LibriVox recording of A Texas Cowboy; Or Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony by Charles A. Siringo. Read in English by David Wales Charles A. Siringo was an American lawman, detective, and agent for the Pinkerton National Detective Agency during the late 19th century and early 20th century…. After taking part in several cattle drives, Siringo stopped herding to settle down, get married (1884), and open a merchant business in Caldwell, Kansas. He began writing a book,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, United States, Texas, nineteenth century, picaresque, cowboy, coming of age,...
This Newbery Medal-winning novel tells the story of Dave Mitchell, a 14-year old boy living in the 1960s, and his titular pet cat as they go on adventures in New York City. Topics: cats, LIT, LIT.LS, Children's stories, Coming Of Age--Fiction, Animals--Fiction
LibriVox recording of Peggy Raymond's Way (or Blossom Time At Friendly Terrace), by Harriet Lummis Smith. Read by Daryl Wor. In this fifth and (as far as is known) final volume of Peggy Raymond and her Friendly Terrace entourage, we find the Girls winding down from the Great War, and pursuing more domestic and mischievous pursuits. Finishing up college and preparing for Peggy and Grahame's wedding, Ruth, Amy and Priscilla look toward their own opportunities of future relationships and potential... Topics: LibriVox, audiobooks, fiction, humor, teen-young-adult, marriage, friendship, coming-of-age,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
byLibu Lakhi, Tshe dpal rdo rje, and Puhua Dongzhi
This film focuses on a hair-changing ritual in a farming village in a rural Amdo Tibetan area in Mtsho sngon (Qinghai) Province, PR China. A thirteen-year old Tibetan girl's (b. 1994) hair changing ritual in Brag dmar nang Tibetan Village, Dkra brjid Township, Khri kha County, Mtsho lho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Mtsho sngon Province, PR China is described. The ritual was held on the fifth day of the first lunar month, 2007. Brag dmar nang Tibetan Village is situated in the east of Dkra... Topic: coming of age Tibetan rituals, girl's hair changing ritual, Amdo, Tibetan, Qinghai, Guide County
This is the entire collection of all my finished poetry. You can download either the Word or the PDF version -- they both have the same content. It's got 123 poems! It's got every piece you've ever seen me write, plus some you're never seen before! Download it. Read it. Get back to me about it at firstname.lastname@example.org. Topics: flaresi, lumiteri, poetry, collection, michael, castillo, full, circle, coming of age, pdf, word
The struggle of a teenager to fit in amidst his New Mexico town where everything has turned into a thematic Pigeon Fest after a magical incident, forces a boy to seek his destiny elsewhere, unaware of the motto "the more things change the more they stay the same". Topics: children, fantasy, screenplay, television pilot, screenplay, script, coming of age, fantasy, new...
A graduation worship service presented by the Coming of Age class at The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair. WELCOME & INTRODUCTION Rev. Judy Tomlinson READINGS: MODERN CREDO STATEMENTS Reid Hawkins, introduced by Lee Wilson Azzedin Jackson, introduced by Ted Hunter Courtney McMorrow, introduced by Melissa Allen Amelia Wong, introduced by Cameron Boyle Richard Riggs Selleck, introduced by Frank Butterfield Eliana McCann Smith, introduced by Jayne Rock-Gangale Daria Thames,... Topics: The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair, Unitarian Universalism, Coming of Age
LibriVox recording of Ruth Fielding of the Red Mill, by Alice B. Emerson. Brave, adventurous and loyal, recently-orphaned Ruth Fielding is sent to live with her estranged Uncle Jabez at the Red Mill in Cheslow, New York. A new town means making new friends, and the teenage Ruth quickly befriends the children of a wealthy merchant. But as the relationship between her and her uncle becomes strained and she attempts to become friends with a very disagreeable girl, will Ruth's cheery disposition be... Topics: librivox, audiobook, fiction, teen, children, adventure, mystery, teenage, orphan, young adult,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Award Winning Chapman University Short Film Written and Directed by John Carlos Trevino. Lovin Scoopful is an original coming of age comedy that is sure to bring a smile to your face. For question or Comment email JCarlosT@aol.com Topics: Chapman University, Short Film, Comedy, Coming of Age, John Carlos Trevino
The people of the Fire, the Blesa, led by their Queens, have ruled the Island of Alfeyju and oppressed the Driva, the people of the Ice, for more than sixteen generations. With the Drivian King in hiding, and little hope on the horizon, the Driva look to one person to save them from the vile Blesa: the Diviana. According to legend, the divinely gifted Diviana will one day overthrow the Blesa and restore the Drivian King to his rightful throne. But with the search having lasted for more than... Topics: audiobook, fantasy, adventure, coming of age, magic, good, evil, animals, slavery Source: Colbyjack.net Serial Fiction
CELL U.R. (A bloody work of Experimental Literature) The Gothic SciFi Vampire Multi-media Comedy In Musical Podcasts. Written, performed, recorded, and distributed by Mark Plimsoll for Mark Plimsoll, LLC ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Vampire, gothic, Science Fiction, literature, big breasts, music, multi-media, human rights,... Source: Mark Plimsoll
Written and recorded in 2005-2006 during a manic-depressive episode, at nineteen years old, that lasted approximately four months. Selected "songs" have been married to visual accompaniment here: https://www.youtube.com/user/TigrisandEuphrates?feature=mhee Topics: God, San Francisco, coming-of-age, Jack Kerouac, Tigris and Euphrates, The Stars Realign, Tonight!,...
A graduation worship service presented by the 2011 Coming of Age class at The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair. INTRODUCTION Rev. Judy Tomlinson CREDO STATEMENTS Naja Williams, introduced by Carol McGough Emily Mernin, introduced by Terry Cummings Skyler Della Fave, introduced by Justine Powell Bonnie Lytle, introduced by Adriana O'Toole Katherine Bessey, introduced by Patty Dow Julia Rinklin, introduced by Andree Peart Laney Amber Gramp, introduced by Hillary Fandel Henry... Topics: The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair, Unitarian Universalism, Rev. Charles Blustein...
A parody of a show about coming of age in the digital generation. (See original at quarterlife.com.) Topics: Funny or Die Video Archive, , Coming of age, The Digital, angst, blog, blogging, myspace, parody,...